April 4th, 2013
09:31 PM ET

Fired Rutgers coach gets $100k bonus; Assistant coach resigns

Assistant coach, Jimmy Martelli has resigned in the wake of head coach, Mike Rice being fired.

This comes on the same day we hear that the disgraced head coach Mike Rice is receiving a $100,000 bonus as part of his severance package.

Fired Rutgers coach to get $100K bonus

Rice lost his job on Wednesday after videos surfaced showing him berating, shoving and throwing basketballs at his players during practice.

CNN's Pamela Brown is OutFront with the story.

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  1. Joey at Purdue Univ

    He's no John Wooden, that's for sure:

    "Sometimes I think the fates must grin as we denounce them and insist,
    The only reason we can’t win is the fates themselves have missed.
    Yet, there lives on the ancient claim – we win or lose within ourselves,
    The shining trophies on our shelves can never win tomorrow’s game.
    So you and I know deeper down there is a chance to win the crown,
    But when we fail to give our best, we simply haven’t met the test..."

    April 8, 2013 at 10:37 pm | Reply

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